CRISPR technologies could help ecosystems cope with climate change

CRISPR technologies could help ecosystems cope with climate change

Could an ingenious new technology save humanity from its greatest act of planetary self-harm? It may sound like something out ...
Peter Thiel's quest for immortality: Escaping death would create the highest form of inequality

Peter Thiel’s quest for immortality: Escaping death would create the highest form of inequality

Peter Thiel, tech-philanthropist and billionaire, surmised that “probably the most extreme form of inequality is between people who are alive ...
Is 'warrior gene' responsible for violent behavior?

Is ‘warrior gene’ responsible for violent behavior?

At the root of their defence was monoamine oxidase A, known as MAOA. The gene MAOA encodes an enzyme whose ...

Can surrogate pregnancy fit into constructs of modern society?

Surrogacy is not a new idea; indeed, there is a precedent in the book of Genesis, with the story of Abraham, ...

Home genome testing is here to stay

The FDA is right to be angry that 23andMe doesn't appear to be taking the regulatory process seriously. There are ...